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From Gaetano Giunta <giunta.gaet...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [zeta-dev] Proposal: Release process
Date Thu, 18 Nov 2010 09:45:17 GMT
James Pic wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I'm not qualified to participate actively to the current discussions,
> although i'm reading it all.
>
> However, i'd like to share how it works with python/pinax projects because
> it might inspire you.
>
> On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 9:46 AM, Tobias Schlitt<tobias@schlitt.info>  wrote:
>
>> Hi Max,
>>
>> On 11/18/2010 09:21 AM, Maxime Thomas wrote:
>>> Actually only the packaging of zeta matters as we want to provide
>>> everything or a part of it. The jQuery UI package download system
>>> seems to be a good start, I guess. Another question comes if we do
>>> like this : will it be possible to make heterogeneous packages with
>>> this system. I mean can I ask Graph 1.0 with Config 3.2 ? or do I have
>>> a minimum rules to follow ?
> Pinax projects use a "requierements.txt" file, for example::
>
>    --extra-index-url=http://dist.pinaxproject.com/dev/
>
>    Django==1.2.1
>    Pinax==0.9a1
>
>    django-debug-toolbar==0.8.3
>    django-staticfiles==0.2.0
>    -e git+ssh://git@github.com:jpic/sorl-thumbnail.git#egg=sorl-thumbnail
>
> That file is tracked by the VCS in each project. To deploy a new environment
> for my project, all i have to do is::
>
>    # pip is like pear, for python
>    pip install -r requirements.txt
>
> That allows:
>
> - each project to have different component dependencies
> - with specific versions
> - deployment is piece of cake
>
> I don't think it's possible with official pear, anyway: if we decide that
> it's the way to go then we'll find a way.
>
shame on pear!

otoh: would we have such info available for existing components or would it be so hard to
extract it in a precise and useful way that it would not be done 
anyway (I mean apart from the obvious compatibility that we get from the complete bundles)?

> Regards
>
> James
>


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